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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE B 2007 Vol.8 No.2 P.132~135


Study of Resistin gene expression in peripheral blood mononuclear cell and its gene polymorphism in a small range population

Author(s):  YANG Yun-mei, XU Zhe-rong, WU Ling-jiao, HUANG Wei-dong

Affiliation(s):  Department of Very Important People, the First Affiliated Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310003, China; more

Corresponding email(s):   gbbf2000@sina.com

Key Words:  Resistin mRNA, Peripheral blood mononuclear cells, Coding region, Gene polymorphism

YANG Yun-mei, XU Zhe-rong, WU Ling-jiao, HUANG Wei-dong. Study of Resistin gene expression in peripheral blood mononuclear cell and its gene polymorphism in a small range population[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science B, 2007, 8(2): 132~135.

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Objective: To observe the expression of resistin mRNA in peripheral blood mononuclear cells and its gene polymorphism in coding region in a small range population in Zhejiang Province of China. Methods: Eighty-three cases of type 2 diabetes mellitus and 53 healthy people were included. The expression of resistin mRNA in peripheral blood mononuclear cells was detected by RT-PCR and semi-quantitative PCR assay. The sequencing work was done in Resistin cDNA and gene polymorphism was analyzed. Results: At the same condition, in 83 diabetes patients, resistin mRNA was detected in 23 cases (11 males and 12 females). There was no resistin mRNA expression in 53 healthy people. The ratio of PCR products between Resistin and glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase (GAPDH) was from 0.564 to 1.238, averaging 0.804±0.436. The sequence of Resistin cDNA is almost identical with each other and with that in GenBank with no single nucleotide polymorphism being found. Conclusion: resistin mRNA is expressed in human peripheral blood mononuclear cells in some type 2 diabetes mellitus, but its expression is at a low level. Among the experiment population we did not find polymorphism phenomenon in Resistin coding region. The different individual’s Resistin coding region is highly coincident.

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